Another one reason to visit Italy.
In the Apennines, they held the official inauguration of Palermo as the cultural capital of Italy 2018.
In a ceremony held in the building of the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, was attended by the Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni, Minister of culture Dario Franceschini and the President of the region Sicily nello Musumeci.
The programme of events is published on the website in Italian and English. It will be the most intense and diverse: exhibitions of international importance, including the exhibition-event dedicated to the famous Sicilian, huonekaluilla da Messina, installations by Jan Fabre, Sexo Shimamoto and Martin Kippenberg, setting ReSignifications of the Nobel prize Will Soyinka, the festival of the Italian Ministry of culture MigrArti, the European music festival and many more.
By 2020, will culminate in the restoration of the Palazzo Butera, which is a Museum par excellence, and will open two parks: al-Medina and al-Aziz in the old quarter.. Also will be open memorial No MAFIA MEMORIAL, a Museum about the mafia.